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Part Two: You Old (French) Romantic #france #french

More reminiscences of France… I married in 1984, May and we decided to postpone a proper honeymoon until later because, well, we were pretty skint. But, in case that wasn’t romantic enough, we had four days in Paris. It didn’t … Continue reading

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Chatsworth: It Works So Why Fix It?

What does a wet T shirt, the Crystal Palace and a sycophantic peer have in common? Chatsworth It’s one of those very precise stately homes we British do quite well, like queuing and moaning. Built by an extraordinary woman in … Continue reading

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Forest Tops #backtothebeginning

(The images in this post are from the Ornamental Drive in Rhinefield in the New Forest) We moved to the New Forest in January 1970. It was cold. And wet. It stayed that way for weeks. I had to cycle … Continue reading

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